Leibniz Medal

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In October 1960, the Academy donated the Leibniz Medal as its highest award for sponsors. It is awarded to personalities who have rendered outstanding services to the Academy.

 

Holder of the Leibniz Medal

Year Prize winner Position
2000 Professor Dr. Josef Reiter, Mainz Former President of the Johannes Gutenberg University
2001 Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Hannover Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation
2002 Dr. h.c. Klaus Adam, Mainz Former Chairman of Landesbank RLP
2003 Jens Beutel, Mainz Former Lord Mayor of the City of Mainz
2004 Christoph Grimm, Mainz Former President of the State Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate
2005 Professor Dr. Peter Schwenkmezger, Trier President of the University of Trier
2006 Professor Dr. Jürgen Zöllner, Mainz Minister of State for Science, Education, Research and Culture of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate
2007 Professor Dr. Jörg Michaelis, Mainz Former President of the Johannes Gutenberg University
2008 Helmut Rittgen, Frankfurt Director of Deutsche Bundesbank
2009 Dr. Eckhart Koch, Zürich Former bank manager
2010 Gerd Mangel, Wiesbaden Former Ministerial Councillor
2011 Jürgen Schlegel, Köln Former Assistant Secretary
2012 Dr. Peter Hanser-Strecker, Mainz Head of Schott Publishing House
2013 Dr. h.c. Kurt Beck Former Prime Minister of the State of RLP
2014 Prof. Dr. Georg Krausch President of the Johannes Gutenberg University
2015 Burger Wittke Former Judge and Director of the District Court Mönchengladbach
2016 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Muth President of the university in Mainz
2017 Dr. Frank Suder Managing Director of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation
2018 Dr. Stephan Kern attorney-at-law

Prize winners from 1961 until 1999